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Synonyms for riot

rampage

Synonyms

  • rampage
  • take to the streets
  • run riot
  • run amok
  • run wild
  • go on the rampage
  • fight in the streets
  • cause an affray
  • raise an uproar

run riot: rampage

Synonyms

  • rampage
  • go wild
  • be out of control
  • raise hell
  • let yourself go
  • break or cut loose
  • throw off all restraint

run riot: grow profusely

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Synonyms for riot

a quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior

something or someone uproariously funny or absurd

to behave riotously

riot away: to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

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a public act of violence by an unruly mob

a state of disorder involving group violence

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a joke that seems extremely funny

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

take part in a riot

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engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

References in classic literature ?
In the description of the principal outrages, reference has been had to the best authorities of that time, such as they are; the account given in this Tale, of all the main features of the Riots, is substantially correct.
Gourville and the abbe set off together, with their heads full of the meditated riot. The superintendent laid himself down upon some cushions, half valiant with respect to the sinister projects of the morrow, half dreaming of love.
"My dear Eleanor, the riot is only in your own brain.
The police had broken countless heads with their riot clubs; and the death list had been augmented by the turning loose of a machine-gun on the strikers from the barns of the Marsden Special Delivery Company.
Riot, arson, and wanton destruction of property was their function, and well they performed it.
"That it is no longer a riot, madame," he replied, "but a revolt."
"Thus, then, it is your opinion," said Anne of Austria, with a sneer and biting her lips with rage, "that yesterday's riot, which to-day is already a rebellion, to-morrow may become a revolution?"
ARTISTS, crafters and makers are wanted as a search is launched for volunteers to help create sets for Theatr Clwyd's ambitious community production, Mold Riots.
Kyle Legall, from Butetown, is creating a graphic novel on the riots and grew up with plenty of memories from the riots.
Summary: Jalandhar (Punjab) May 10 (ANI): Expressing total disagreement over Congress leader Sam Pitroda's controversial remarks on 1984 riots, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the statement is unacceptable and it is the duty of the government to find who was responsible for those riots.
KARACHI -- Karachi police has decided to establish a force tilled 'Anti Riots Force' to handle the protesters crating law and order situation.
In the Heat of the Summer: The New York Riots of 1964 and the War on Crime.
Last year on New Year's Day a prison riot at the Anisio Jobim facility in the city of Manaus left 56 prisoners dead in one of the deadliest prison riots ever in Brazil.
The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult Suffrage